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  • Capital Regional District in British Columbia contributes to Canada’s national conservation network, supporting nature, and combatting climate change

    May 16, 2023

    Today, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, commended the Capital Regional District for its contribution to conservation in Canada. They have officially recognized all 33 CRD regional parks in the Canadian Protected and Conserved Areas Database.

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  • Policy changes and material stream diversion initiatives at Hartland Landfill

    May 12, 2023

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board has approved moving forward with policy changes that will see more waste diverted from Hartland Landfill beginning January 1, 2024.

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  • The CRD and CRHC present Annual Reports

    May 10, 2023

    The CRD and the Capital Region Housing Corporation (CRHC) both released their 2022 Annual Reports today providing an overview of the work completed over the last year and highlighting the progress made on strategic priorities to support a growing region. Progress reports were also released for three significant areas including: Solid Waste, Climate Action, and Regional Parks and Trails.

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  • Electoral Area Emergency Programs Share Household Evacuation Guides to Help Residents Prepare

    May 09, 2023

    Capital Region Electoral Area communities now have evacuation guides to help residents and visitors prepare for emergency events.

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  • Salt Spring Island Local Community Commission Elections

    May 01, 2023

    The 2023 Salt Spring Island Local Community Commission Election is scheduled for Saturday, May 27, 2023. The Capital Regional District (CRD) will be conducting voting to elect four Commissioners to join Gary Holman, Salt Spring Island Electoral Area Director, to form the Local Community Commission (LCC).

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  • Arts sector and audiences asked for insights to support planning

    Apr 24, 2023

    CRD Arts & Culture Support Service is asking the region’s residents to provide their insights to support development of the 2024-27 CRD Arts & Culture Strategic Plan.

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  • Salt Spring Island Local Community Commission Declaration of Candidates

    Apr 21, 2023

    The official nomination period for the 2023 Salt Spring Island Local Community Commission election has now closed.

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  • Capital Regional District reports on 2022 grant funding for the Electoral Areas

    Apr 18, 2023

    Every year the Capital Regional District (CRD) administers grants and funding for local projects in the Juan de Fuca, Salt Spring Island, and Southern Gulf Islands Electoral Areas. In 2022, the CRD distributed $3 million of funding to 28 projects in these three Electoral Areas through the Government of Canada’s Community-Building Fund.

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  • B.C., Canada opening supportive housing in capital region

    Mar 31, 2023

    Today it was announced that more than 135 people experiencing homelessness in the Greater Victoria area now have new homes with supports as three new projects open in the region.

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  • CRD and CRHD 2023 financial plans approved

    Mar 29, 2023

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board approved the 2023 financial plan at a Special Board meeting on March 29. The Capital Regional Hospital District (CRHD) 2023 Financial Plan was approved at a Special Board meeting on March 15. The Capital Region Housing Corporation (CRHC) Financial Plans were approved by the CRHC Board on December 14, 2022.

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  • Salt Spring Island Local Community Commission Candidate Information Session

    Mar 23, 2023

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) invites eligible electors of Salt Spring Island to participate in the 2023 Salt Spring Island Local Community Commission Election, scheduled for Saturday, May 27, 2023. To help interested candidates learn more about the LCC and the nomination process, the CRD will host a virtual Candidate Information Session on Thursday, March 30 at 1pm.

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  • CRD Announces Alicia Fraser as General Manager, Integrated Water Services

    Mar 17, 2023

    Today, on behalf of the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board of Directors and the Executive Leadership Team, the CRD Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Ted Robbins announced that Alicia Fraser has been appointed as the new General Manager of Integrated Water Services (GM IWS).

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  • More than 300 new long-term care beds coming to Colwood

    Mar 16, 2023

    Today, the Ministry of Health, Island Health and the Capital Regional Hospital District announced that more long-term care beds are coming for people living throughout the Greater Victoria area as Island Health prepares to build a new care home in the Westshore.

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  • CRD releases report highlighting what residents and businesses are putting in the garbage

    Mar 08, 2023

    The CRD has released the results of the 2022 Solid Waste Stream Composition Study. The study is completed approximately every five years to provide a snapshot of what CRD residents and businesses are sending to the landfill and to guide diversion and education programs in the community.

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  • CRD Board Approves Priorities for their 2023 – 2026 Term

    Mar 08, 2023

    Today, the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board approved their priorities and affirmed their commitment to climate action and reconciliation.

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  • Salt Spring Islanders Can Help Prioritize Active Transportation Network Improvements

    Mar 06, 2023

    Salt Spring Islanders can get involved with the next phase of active travel planning by helping select and prioritize network and infrastructure improvements.

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  • Vancouver Island regional districts Advocate for Protection of Island Rail Corridor

    Feb 21, 2023

    The Capital Regional District (CRD), on behalf of other Vancouver Island regional districts, released a letter calling on the federal government to commit to protecting the Island Rail Corridor, a 295km rail corridor that spans Vancouver Island.

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  • More than 130 affordable rental homes open in Langford, Victoria

    Feb 17, 2023

    Seniors, individuals and families, including people living with disabilities, have a place they can call home now that 130 new affordable rental and supportive homes are open in Langford and Victoria.

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  • Planning underway for Portlock Park Site Master Plan

    Feb 17, 2023

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) Salt Spring Island Parks and Recreation Commission (PARC) is developing a 20-year site master plan for Portlock Park.

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  • CRD Arts & Culture approves annual operating funding to 22 arts organizations

    Feb 15, 2023

    The CRD Arts Commission has awarded annual operating grants to 22 arts organizations in the region. Grant recipients will receive $589,850 this year. When combined with multi-year grants, operating grant funding will total $2,306,270 benefiting 32 organizations for 2023.

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